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Thatcher explored education overhaul

Mon, 2014-12-29 15:04
PM Margaret Thatcher explored plans to radically change the structure of English education when she was in office, files released by the National Archives show.

VIDEO: 'The earth of Kashmir is sacred'

Mon, 2014-12-29 15:03
An exile from Kashmir explains why he took handfuls of earth with him to Delhi.

Why 2014 was good for retail robbers

Mon, 2014-12-29 15:00
Thieves steal millions of shoppers' payment details during the year

CBI wants 2015 focus on deficit cut

Mon, 2014-12-29 15:00
Reducing the deficit must be the top priority for the government in 2015, the employers' group the CBI says - as it also urges radical changes to preserve public services.

Nazi commando turned Irish farmer

Mon, 2014-12-29 15:00
The remarkable journey of Hitler's top commando

Cards for thousands of centenarians

Mon, 2014-12-29 15:00
More than 7,500 people in the UK received congratulatory cards from the Queen for reaching ages of 100 or more in 2014, figures show.

Irvine sacked as West Brom boss

Mon, 2014-12-29 14:57
West Brom sack manager Alan Irvine after seven defeats in nine games leaves the Baggies 16th in the Premier League.

Beating the FTSE's 15-year decline

Mon, 2014-12-29 14:31
The FTSE 100 has still not regained its 15 year-old peak - so how can investors make money in a falling market?

Holder Van Gerwen reaches last eight

Mon, 2014-12-29 14:31
Defending PDC world champion Michael van Gerwen will play Scotland's Robert Thornton in the quarter-finals.

AirAsia pilot's final call revealed

Mon, 2014-12-29 14:29
The pilot of missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 asked to take the plane higher in his last request to air traffic control, Indonesian officials reveal.

Premier League: Where did your team finish in 2014?

Mon, 2014-12-29 14:21
What if the Premier League title was decided in a calendar year? Find out who finished top and who was bottom of the pile.

Four dead in Brazil lightning strike

Mon, 2014-12-29 13:38
Four people in Brazil are killed by a lightning strike on a beach crowded with holidaymakers in south-eastern Sao Paulo state, media say.

Rooney wants festive fixture change

Mon, 2014-12-29 13:35
Man Utd and England captain Wayne Rooney wants a change in the Premier League's Christmas schedule to improve quality.

US strike targets al-Shabab leader

Mon, 2014-12-29 13:08
The Pentagon says that the US military has carried out an air strike targeting a senior al-Shabab leader in Somalia.

Dog rescued using inflatable walkway

Mon, 2014-12-29 12:53
Firefighters use an inflatable walkway to rescue a dog after it fell through ice on a pond.

VIDEO: Bodybuilder, 55, back after 20 years

Mon, 2014-12-29 11:21
A 55-year-old bodybuilder talks about his 'incredible' comeback after 20 years out if the sport.

No charges after woman, 46, died

Mon, 2014-12-29 11:02
The death of a 46-year-old Cynon Valley woman in Cardiff is 'not suspicious' say police, as they release a man without charge.

VIDEO: Ethiopians enjoy melancholic music

Mon, 2014-12-29 10:45
Ethiopia is experiencing something of a renaissance in Jazz and live music with a focus on traditional tunes.

Murphy apologises for posting image

Mon, 2014-12-29 10:25
Blackpool's Jacob Murphy apologises for posting an image on social media that appears to mock the team's on-field woes.

Ebola case confirmed in Glasgow

Mon, 2014-12-29 10:09
A healthcare worker who has just returned from West Africa has been diagnosed with Ebola and is being treated in hospital in Glasgow.

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